Psychology (323) 343-2250

Fary Cachelin
Associate Professor of Psychology; Ph.D., Harvard University
Contact: (323) 343-5005
E-mail: fcachel@calstatela.edu

  • Eating disorders
  • Dieting
  • Obesity
  • Child psychopathology

Fluent in: Farsi.


Ramani Durvasula
Associate Professor of Psychology; Ph.D., UCLA
Contact: (323) 343-5872
E-mail: rdurvas@calstatela.edu

  • Health psychology
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Neuropsychology
  • Women’s health

Mitchell L. Eisen
Professor of Psychology; Ph.D., University of Miami
Contact: (323) 343-5006
E-mail: meisen@calstatela.edu

  • Effects of child maltreatment
  • Effects of trauma on children and adults
  • Eye-witness memory suggestibility
  • Forensic interviewing of children and hypnosis
  • Abuse and trauma on children’s memory

Gaithri Fernando
Assistant Professor of Psychology; Director, Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress; Ph.D., Fuller Graduate School of Psychology
Contact: (323) 343-2260
E-mail: gfernan2@calstatela.edu

  • Posttraumatic stress
  • War and extreme traumas
  • Child abuse and domestic violence
  • Separation-related attachment difficulties
  • Cross-cultural psychology
  • Ethnic minority issues

Kimberly R. King
Assistant Professor of Psychology; Ph.D., UCLA
Contact: (323)343-2277
E-mail: kking3@calstatela.edu

  • Racial and feminist identity and discrimination
  • Psychology of gender
  • Psychological effects of racism, sexism, and poverty
  • Social and psychological causes of youth violence
  • Minority and low-income (at-risk) youth

Eric Kohatsu
Assistant Professor of Psychology; Ph.D., University of Maryland
Contact: (323) 343-2270
E-mail: ekohats@calstatela.edu

  • Clinical counseling
  • Cross-cultural psychology
  • Personality theory
  • Abnormal psychology
  • Race relations

Richard Maddox
Director, Early Entrance Program (EEP); M.S., Cal State L.A.
Contact: (323) 343-2287
E-mail: rmaddox@calstatela.edu

  • Exceptionally gifted adolescents
  • adolescent development

Pamela Regan
Professor of Psychology; Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Contact: (323) 343-2289
E-mail: pregan@calstatela.edu

  • Evolutionary social psychologist
  • Sexual desires
  • Romantic love
  • Casual sex
  • Mate selection
  • Physical attractiveness stereotype
  • Seduction strategies

Hank Schlinger
Assistant Professor of Psychology; Ph.D., Western Michigan University
Contact: (323) 343-2257
E-mail: hschlin@calstatela.edu

  • Applied behavior anaylsis
  • Child-rearing and education
  • Autism
  • Behavior problems in children and adults
  • Animal training,
  • memory, perception, and consciousness

Kaveri Subrahmanyam
Associate Professor of Psychology; Ph.D., UCLA
Contact: (323) 343-2279
E-mail: ksubrah@calstatela.edu

  • Children’s cognitive and language development
  • Concepts and quantitative skills
  • Effect of interactive media (computer, video games, Internet) on children
  • Use of online social networks by emerging adults

Fluent in: Hindi, Tamil.